Articles by: Millie Acebal

Dr. Chenzhong Li

5 questions with biomedical engineer and new program director for NSF

Chenzhong Li, a Worlds Ahead distinguished professor in biomedical engineering and director of FIU’s Nanobioengineering/Biolectronics Lab, was tapped by the […]

Got my first job! Working for Google

Got my first job! Working for Google

Name: Krista Shuckerow Degree Earned: B.S in statistics, second major – economics; minor in computer science Hometown: Harmony, Rhode Island What is your job […]

Perseverance lands engineering student an internship at MIT

Perseverance lands engineering student an internship at MIT

Growing up in Havana, Cuba, Manuel Garcia dreamed of becoming an engineer. It wasn’t a far-fetched idea – both his […]

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Alexander with his family

Survived cancer, now off to grad school

Imagine being more than halfway through college and then getting diagnosed with cancer. Alexander Alvarez didn’t have to imagine it; […]

Speedy, offsite construction could save nation’s ailing bridges

Speedy, offsite construction could save nation’s ailing bridges

America’s bridges are aging and in dire need of repair or replacement. Most U.S. bridges were built for a 50-year […]

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Transportation leaders visit FIU’s federally designated research facilities

Transportation leaders visit FIU’s federally designated research facilities

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart made a stop last week at the College […]

Department of Defense eyes students for jobs

Department of Defense eyes students for jobs

The Department of Defense (DoD) is looking for a few good men and women — especially minorities — to fill […]

My Internship at Tesla Motors

My Internship at Tesla Motors

Name: Olubunmi Popoola Major: Mechanical Engineering Home town: Lagos, Nigeria Where did you intern? With the Battery Safety and R&D team at Tesla Motors Palo Alto, California. […]

Testing bridges for safety after major hurricanes like Irma

Testing bridges for safety after major hurricanes like Irma

After Hurricane Irma hit, there was a major concern about South Florida’s bridges, mainly the ones in the Florida Keys. […]

Provost takes engineering students’ race car for a test drive

Provost takes engineering students’ race car for a test drive

It was all systems go recently at the College of Engineering & Computing as FIU Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. […]

My internship at the Nuclear Chemistry Summer School

My internship at the Nuclear Chemistry Summer School

Name: Alejandro Hernandez Major: Chemistry Hometown: Miami, FL Where did you intern? I was competitively selected as one of 12 […]

Young adults with developmental disabilities bond with FIU peers over computers

Young adults with developmental disabilities bond with FIU peers over computers

A group of 11 students huddled in the Hardware Lab at Modesto A. Maidique Campus’ Tech Station recently. They took computers […]

Doctoral student hopes to move South Florida traffic forward

Doctoral student hopes to move South Florida traffic forward

If you live in South Florida, you know what a hassle traffic can be, especially during rush hour. For Homa […]

Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking

Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking

Electrical engineers are creating a wearable sensor to help people manage their alcohol intake. Activity trackers monitor your steps; this […]

The next generation of personalized cancer treatment

The next generation of personalized cancer treatment

Cancer, in most cases, is still treated the same way as it was a few decades ago – with surgery, […]